Recall petition accepted for Alamo School Board

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The Alamo Navajo School Board controls the Alamo Navajo Community School, shown here. The K-12 BIE grant school has fewer than 300 students, yet the school board budgets $200,000 a year for travel.

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Three more Alamo Navajo School Board members are on the verge of being removed.

On July 10, Bucky Apache, Hector Guerro and Edward Padilla were sent a letter from the Navajo Election Administration informing them the recall petition to remove them was sufficient.

This means community members gathered the required 299 signatures for each candidate to be recalled from his position for what the community members considered extravagant spending on travel.


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